Presentation on theme: "Summer Internship with the Nuclear Regulatory Commission Mollie Semmes Fire Protection Engineer."— Presentation transcript:
Summer Internship with the Nuclear Regulatory Commission Mollie Semmes Fire Protection Engineer
What do we do? The NRC regulates the civilian use of nuclear material Nuclear power reactors Uranium enrichment/mining Spent fuel storage Medical isotopes Regulate NOT control
Other things we do…. Medical isotope usage Diagnostic uses Therapeutic use Cancer treatment Sealed sources Industrial uses Academic uses Information Security Classified technology Cyber Security Irradiators Yucca Mountain
Summer Internship 8-week, unpaid summer internship June 30 th - August 31 st One day/week in office, rest of time work outside office Group of 4-6 students develop a research project and present it to management at the end of the summer
How to apply To qualify for the internship, students must be rising juniors or seniors with a U.S. citizenship who do not have family members employed by the NRC. Apply by sending the following information to: A copy of your resume High school and class year A paragraph answering each of the following four questions: Why are you interested in an internship at the NRC? What career areas interest you? What courses have you taken that would be helpful for this internship area? What special skill, community activities, jobs, extracurricular activities would support your application for this internship?